June 25, 2012

Icy Hot Silver Makeup For Summer

Everyone seems to be all about the brights for summer - aquas, oranges, yellows and greens, OH MY!!!  And I can't deny, I've been a little obsessed myself.  But of course I get bored every now and then with popular style trends, so I decided to buck the brights, and go for the icy hot metallics in my eye makeup.  Now that my skin has a bit of summer color to it, I decided to add a little silver into my makeup routine.


{Icy silver eyes balanced with a coral cheek and lip.}


{Light silver from Too Faced Smoky Eye Collection,($36) and
"Gunmetal" from Naked Palette by Urban Decay ($50).}

{Add a swipe of black liner and lots of mascara to finish off this look.}

What I did to achieve this eye:

1.  Apply a cream colored matte shadow from lash to brow bone.
2.  Then add an icy silver color from lash line to crease and trace along the tear duct for extra pop!
3.  Out line your crease with a darker silver or gunmetal to add a bit of depth.
4.  Finish with a line of black liner, I used my current fave Physicians Formula one, and two coats of black mascara.

To make this icy look work, I couldn't totally forget the brights trend.  I added a pop of color by using peachy coral lips and cheeks.  You have to warm this look up a bit to make it work for summer.  My cheeks are Sonia Kashuk's blush in "melon" and Stila's lip gloss in "papaya."

SILVER + CORAL GO TOGETHER LIKE PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY!!  Here are some easy ways to incorporate the silver/ coral combo into your everyday style!


The Silver Standard



Do you like the idea of donning icy colored shadows during a hot summer?

2 comments:

Amy C said...

Ooh! Gorgeous look! It doesn't seem too difficult either. Hopefully it will turn out just asbprettynwhen I try to recreate it!

Collections said...

your eyes look stunning!

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